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most of the rain is gone. there are some sprinkles are on the pennsylvania line. the morning commute will be ok. i do expect thunderstorms to come back this afternoon. a slight chance for a shower. by this afternoon, scattered showers and thunderstorms. some will be strong with a high temperature around 88. we will check the seven-day forecast when i come back in a few minutes. >> rain did cause some problems in northern baltimore county. we have a downed trees. old york between paper mill and stockton road. a few spots to watch out. we have fire activity in jarrettsville at salem church. a few spots to watch out for. the major roadways checking out ok. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. 70 minutes on 895 between the 95
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peers -- 17 minutes on 895 between the 95's. north and southbound moving fine. the beltway and 83 checking out fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. strong >> storms move through several different areas last night. >> it will be long and difficult to clean up this volume. jennifer franciotti is live in dundalk with a look at some of the damage. >> those storms came through and they took off part of the roofs of two apartment buildings in dundalk. one of the buildings is to my right. the other is to the left. you can see part of the roofs on the ground. these storms did come through late thursday afternoon. it took down trees and power lines leading folks without
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power. little to no visibility with drivers because of the sheer force of the rain. a ceiling collapsed for one woman, leaving her bedroom covered in insulation. it flooded out residents here on four seasons. parts of their roofs have been blown off. >> i was just scared. i'm just scared. we don't have lights or any electricity. we're just flooded. nothing. >> the red cross is helping residents of 18 apartment units on four seasons court. they're helping eight residents who have been displaced because of storm damage in halethorpe. shenzhen, jennifer franciotti. >> as soon as the storm hit, viewers started shooting with their cameras. these are some of the fighters at u local.
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you can see more pictures >> baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings-blake picks up another endorsement. members of the religious organization made the announcement at a church. catherine pugh released a statement saying, "i would have expected them to operate in order. instead they succumbs to backroom deal making and questionable behavior. this is a tainted endorsement. they decided to support her in june of last year. >> the new maryland state all alone in their state tuition breaks will not go into effect this morning. more than 63,000 signatures have
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been certified to put the measure on the 20's " the general election ballot. supporters want voters to overturn the law. >> the petition drive is over. now we'll have to fight the allies and the frivolous lawsuits that might be coming by the opposition. other state money. when this goes on the ballot in november of 2012, the people once again are going to win a. >> this was the most successful petition drive in state history. >> the battle remains over raising the nation's debt ceiling. republicans and democrats will work to fix divides' within their party. john boehner said closing tax loopholes may be an option. the president is considered reforming social security. party leaders are set to meet
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again on sunday. >> if the weather holds up, nasa will have their final launch. there's now a 70% chance of thunderstorms will force the shuttle to remain on the ground. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. with the loss of the shuttle program, do you think the government should continue to invest in manned flight? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> john mackey passed away this week after a battle with dementia. pete gilbert has more on how he is being remembered. [cheers] >> john mackey. revolutionized and runover.
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played tight end in the nfl. 38 times he reached the end zone. how he dominated the game. >> the shoulders just started. he could go with it. he was a tremendous teammate. he had a great positive attitude. a personable guy with a great personality. he was and unselfish individual. that was the hallmark of his team's. >> he took up the fight of the players' union, laying the groundwork for today's salaries. demaurice smith said john mackey is still a leader. he led the fight for fairness with brilliance and ferocious drive. that is what made the last decade of his life so intolerable. he suffered from dementia.
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>> the injuries sometimes lasts for a lifetime. one of the things that comes to mind is nancy reagan wrote that when president reagan was suffering from alzheimer's, it is a very long goodbye. i think his family can attest to that. it is been 10 years of a long goodbye for john. >> he gave so much to the city. he showed his love in his induction speech in 1992. >> baltimore is first today. it makes me feel good. i see fans, colts fans, want you to know, i love you. >> pete gilbert, wbal-tv 11 news. >> truly a legend. 69 degrees on tv hill.
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a man opens fire killing seven people and taking three hostages. >> an attempt to catch a baseball turns deadly. >> this is traffic on 50 at 97. one more day of work for most people today.
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>> welcome back. a beautiful shot downtown. all is quiet now. there were some big thunderstorms last night. temperatures in the 70's. partly to mostly cloudy at the present time. we do have some rain in southern pennsylvania. that is moving away. rk drive out of the rain as you drive down to maryland. we could see stronger or severe
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thunderstorms this afternoon with high temperatures in the upper 80's. for now to the news desk. >> a horrifying day in michigan. a violent end when a suspected gunman took his own life. police say rodrick dantzler shot and killed seven people in two separate locations. he then led police on a chase before taking three people hostage inside an apartment. negotiations with the suspect led to one hostage being released. a baseball game turns deadly as a rangers fan tries to catch a ball. this happened after josh hamilton flipped the ball back up to the crowd. the man tumbled 20 feet to the concrete below. he was taken to hospital but he died from his injuries.
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the president of the team said he and the team are deeply saddened to learn that the man who felt passed away. >> british royalty comes to america today. they arrive in los angeles. prince william and his bride have been in canada for the past week. there will arrive in los angeles to start three days of appearances and parties. their first stop will be the beverly hilton or they will attend a business event. then on to the british consul general's home for a reception. they will be a big hit. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. some tips on how to lower the cost of trips to wait theme- paa theme park. >> those heavy rains have left some downed trees in the area.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. very busy out there. old york shut down between paper mill and stockton road. there is a shutdown because of a downed tree. there is a fire activity at salem church. we have picked up an additional downed tree in howard county at centennial lane.
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further south, east down 100 at telegraph road, a reported crash. a crash and holly ave in and around the county. a few things to watch for this morning. leave that some extra time. the major roadways are looking ok. southbound traffic moving just fine. key bridge is looking good on the east side of the beltway. we have some wind warnings on the bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. happy friday. >> thank you. we're looking good on the rales right now. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines so far. metro subway ontetr schedule. eight bus diversion at charles and conway street because of construction. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> we had some big thunderstorms last night.
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up to 3 inches of rain in parts of baltimore and harford counties. it did do some damage. we have some light rain showers in southern pennsylvania. early, we will be just fine. we have a flood watch in effect because i expect thunderstorms to redevelop later this afternoon. most of the state is under a flood advisory or flood watch. the ground is saturated. nowhere for the water to go. 71 at the airport and that randallstown. you will feel the humidity when you step outside. we have a front across central maryland. that was the focus of the thunderstorms last night. this area of low pressure is traveling over towards us. there will increase the chance for rain as we head towards the morning and the afternoon. big thunderstorms developing. this will continue to march over
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towards baltimore. i do expect some heavy rain later this afternoon. we have the possibility of severe weather later today, including wind gusts over 60 miles per hour and some large hail. that depends on how much sunshine breaks through the clouds. maybe some heavy rain coming in later this afternoon or this evening. showers and thunderstorms likely later on today. temperatures in the upper 80's this evidence. showers and thunderstorms likely later this afternoon and tonight at the beach. they could last into saturday at ocean city. we should be dry late tonight. saturday and sunday will be ok. upper 80's on saturday. the humidity will be in the comparable range. the next chance for rain will be monday evening. -- humidity will be in a
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comfortable range. name to come on a new look at this week. a new video service. >> this is the partnership between the biggest names in social media. facebook and skype. to get facebook video calling working on your facebook account could not be simpler. log in and go to this special facebook page to fall the instructions to download an application. look for your facebook friends who are online. clip the camera icon -- clilck the camerck the camera icon. can video chat -- you can video
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chat with one person at a time. spot video does not work with mobile phones. you need a computer and wifi for best results. 8 new group chat does work with mobile phones. i have built-in direct links and they have to tutorial to get you started on my pc mike tech blog. there is my address on the screen. >> mark zuckerburg announced this week the video chat offering is the first of several new products they intend to offer in the next few months. stay tuned. many theme parks raised money this summer. regional theme parks often have lower prices than the national ones. some offer discounts on certain
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days of the week like wednesday's our son is. look online for special discounts. you can probably save the most money by driving to the park instead of flying and cutting back on those food expenses. they give you with the food. >> the end of the space shuttle program will hurt investors in florida. jane kane has the business news in the bloomberg business report. tgif. >> happy friday to you. we have had a couple of encouraging the jobs numbers lately. the latest survey says half of employers plan to hire in july to the end of the year. economists think it will show around 105,000 workers hired
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last month. futures are typically quiet. 7000 layoffs this year. as the space shuttle program comes to a close, many mom-and- pop shops fear what is ahead. businesses sure to take a hit. as for markets, investors had another session in the green. a couple of smaller jobs report showing some encouraging news. we have cells from the target and limited brands. college market says nearly nine in 10 students still use a laptop. companies pulling out all the stops. if you buy an apple mac book, you can get a gift card to the mac app stores. a computer costing will $700 or more.
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are discounts. half of backpacks and the rebate for free highlighters. consumers may spend more than $55 billion on back-to-school shopping. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> the latest release of the harry potter franchise film and not expected to next week. i understand the media has begun in the london. >> lots of harry potter and fans. the series is coming to a close. pre orders of tickets on the u.s. are on fire. the books were big sellers. the final chapter of the film series expected to rake in big bucks. >> thank you. 5:23. six to nine degrees on tv hill. find out what movies are out this weekend. >> don't forget to e-mail us
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your response to our water cooler question of the day. with the loss of the shuttle program, do you think the government should continue to invest in manned space flight, or allow it to be privatized? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> some major movie releases. >> the main characters work with the grind in different ways. >> our lives would be easier if for bosses were not alive. >> going around in a special secret chair. >> trying to sting of their superiors in "horrible bosses."
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they can stand there were placed managers. the indoor harassment on the job. they have a plan to kill each other as bosses like alcohol. what could possibly go wrong? it is rated r. >> we need to talk. >> kevin james here's the call of the wild in "zookeeper." he plans to leave the zoo for a more glamorous job. but his furry friends did not want him to go. it is rated pg. go behind the scenes of alternative rap. this documentary captures the inner workings of the rap group from the beginnings, through
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three platinum albums. it opens in select cities this week and is rated r. it is the box office preview. >> quite a variety. 5:27. 69 degrees on tv hill. >> this is part of the roof from an apartment complex in dundalk. some of the debris left over from last night's strong line of thunderstorms. i am jennifer franciotti. details are next.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's check weather and traffic on this friday. >> we had big storms last night in baltimore and harford county.
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things are pretty quiet this morning. there is some rain in southern pennsylvania. let's look at hd doppler. for most of you, the morning commute will be dry. you watch us in pennsylvania, you may see a light sprinkle to start the day. after lunch time, the storms will come back. they could be heavy again. we will have to keep an eye on that. a high temperature around 88. i have better news for the rest of the weekend. >> those storms are causing some problems this morning on the roads. we have some of downed trees. there are two in baltimore county. there is one at jarrettsville pike. lane is closed at stockton road because of the downed trees. fire activity in jarrettsville. another downed tree in howard county in howard at 108.
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to have a crash in severna park in anne arundel county. several things to watch out for this morning. 895 is looking ok. heavier volume southbound. no delays just yet. this is the beltway at the key bridge. very open on the inner and the outer lips. there are some wind warnings on the bridge. everything else is looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back over to you. >> strong storms moved through several different areas last night and left behind quite a bit of damage. >> it will be a long and difficult cleanup this morning. jennifer franciotti has a look at some of the damage. >> it is never fund to clean up storm damage. it was so bad in halethorpe, eight residents have been displaced. the strong winds in dundalk blue
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part of the roofs off two apartment buildings. >> basically you could not see much outside. all you could see was big chunks of roof everywhere. >> this woman is sorry for herself and her children after severe storms ripped partial roofs off the buildings in the apartment complex where she lives on four seasons court. flooding and no power. >> i was just scared. my baby and -- i'm just scared. my children -- we don't have lights, we don't have any electricity. we're just flooded. nothing. >> heavy rain that came through and knocked out power to a large vicinity. we have partial roofs off of two apartment buildings. we have six units affected in one unit. >> storms toppled trees and power lines and a driving through a challenge. a ceiling collapsed, blanketing
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a woman's bedroom. >> it was linking. i see something. we heard and ran out. that is when the ceiling fell down. >> back live in dundalk looking at some of the debris that is part of the roof that came off of one of the apartment buildings on four seasons court. we have not heard of any injuries related to the storm. we did see a lot of trees that fell down because of the heavy wind. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. viewers grabbed cameras and began shooting. these are some of the photos that were sent in. you can see more at >> a man charged with murdering his pregnant girlfriend and her daughter is in police custody. police say brian eggleston shot and killed alicia avery and her daughter darry'el parker.
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the warrant was issued on june 29. they're waiting for his release from a detention center. firefighters spent the better part of a night battling a fire in jarrettsville. it was first parted before 2:00 a.m. in the 3900 block of norrisville road. of the home collapsed before crews got it under control. it is not known whether that played a role in sparking the blaze at. >> the space shuttle atlantis is set to blast off today. the weather may not cooperate. >> atlantis is ready to go, sitting on launch pad 39-a. it fueled on schedule. the crew is ready. but the weather is looking iffy. it is atlantis against mother nature. storms are threading today's
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liftoff. the shuttle stands poised for its final flight. >> after the last 30 years, our program have traveled a very well. >> a crew of four is making his final journey, all of them veterans. there will board three hours before liftoff and then wait. >> you pretty much live there on your back with not a lot to do. you try to maintain being cool. >> dozens of former astros will be among the hundreds of thousands who traveled here to mark this milestone. >> the shuttle program has been successful. >> jeff would not miss this for everything. his best friend is the atlantis pilots. >> he had the starship enterprise hanging from his ceiling. >> the launch team is focused on
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the job at hand. but this time it is different nknow it. they >> the burden could impact their performance. they will do the best they can. >> there is a 30% chance the shuttle will launch today as scheduled because of the weather. there is a 10-minute launch window and they're hoping for a break in the weather to get atlantis off the ground. reporting at the space center. >> our coverage of the shuttle launch continues online. see some pictures of launches over the year. go to that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. with the loss of the shuttle program, do you think the government should continue to invest in manned space flight, or allow it to be privatized? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> welcome back. 78 degrees downtown. hazy conditions this morning. no rain. a comeback this afternoon. let's look at hd doppler.
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picking up some showers in southern pennsylvania and moving away. you may see some sprinkles around york if you drive down towards baltimore. showers and thunderstorms coming back later this morning and this afternoon and some to be strong later today. a high temperature, 88. seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> researchers developed a tool they say can predict which women are likely to suffer a miscarriage. measuring levels of a hormone and monitoring how much bleeding has occurred predicted pregnancies that have ended in miscarriage 77% of the time. the study included over 100 women between six and 10 weeks pregnant. m cell could stenci
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help. those stem cells are designed to create new blood vessels in diseased heart muscle. is given a low dose experience -- they were able to exercise more than those who did not receive it stem cell injections. it was going from walking slowly to be able to ride a bicycle, which is significant. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. remembering a hall of fame football legend. >> a free woman in less than a week. >> this is a quiet morning. tony pann will help you finalize your plans for the weekend in your plans for the weekend in [ mr. clopper ] i don't talk to them as much as cindy does... good morning chickens!
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and it's what we do today.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. a lot going on at this morning. we have some downed trees in the phoenix area. a road is shut down. old york road, one lane is shut down between paper mill and stockton. we have some fire activity in jarrettsville between salem church and schuster road. another down road. also, we have confirmed that crashed east about 100 at telegraph road. we will give you a live look outside and check the major roadways. this is 895. southbound traffic is building in volume. you should be moving fine even with that volume. the side of the beltway are looking good. there are some wind warnings. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system.
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good morning. >> good morning. we're moving along nicely on the trains with no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail on time. the metro subway on schedule. the 36 and 40 buses operating with delays. 64 bus diverting at charles and conway street. a diversion at edmundson and swann. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> we had some big storms last night. because some of damage. things are quiet now. 72 at the airport. we have a front stalled across central maryland. that was the focus for the thunderstorms last night. things have settled down. everything should regenerate. another front is producing heavy showers and thunderstorms. this is moving to the east. the further we go into the
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afternoon, the better the chance we will see some showers and thunderstorms. take an umbrella with you. there is a chance we could see some severe weather later today, including wind gusts over 60 miles per hour and maybe some large hail. is dependent on how much of sunshine will see. either way, we have the chance for some heavy rain weather the storms are severe or not. we could see another inch or two. there is a flood watch for just about everybody this morning, especially in the areas where we had the rain. the ground is saturated. clouds today. it should be dry this morning. thunderstorms and showers come back this afternoon. high temperature around 88. sunrise was a few seconds ago. down to the ocean, i don't think it will be a great start.
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showers and thunderstorms this afternoon into tomorrow morning. it should clear up on saturday. sunday it looks like the best day at the beach this weekend. that is the same story for us. we should wind up with a dry day on saturday. sunshine with a high temperature around 88. humidity will go down. it will be warm on sunday, 91. the next chance for rain will be on monday into tuesday. back to the news desk. >> casey anthony will be a free woman in less than a week. >> she was found not guilty of murdering her daughter. kristen dahlgren has the latest. >> days after she was acquitted, casey anthony will spend less than another week in jail. >> per release date is july 13. >> after sentencing her to watch for years on four counts of making false statements, the
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judge creditor her for more than 1000 days already serve. they reserved jurisdiction about the cost of the investigation and could tax her on that. >> this search for her went on from july through december. several months. trying to find caylee marie anthony. >> anthony also be sued by the group that spent over $100,000 searching for the little girl. she is unlikely to find a welcome reception on her release. protesters gathered outside the courthouse, many still angry she was acquitted of murder. security was tight. jail officials have their plan in place to keep her safe when she is released next week.
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kristen dahlgren, nbc news. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. a football legend passes away this week. keith mills will tell us about one of john mackey's memorable moments. >> we will look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> if the weather holds up, and nasa have their final lift off. the american space program comes to an end. there is 87% chance of thunderstorms will force the shuttle to remain on the ground -- there is a 7% chance. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- with the loss of the shuttle program, do you think the government should continue to invest in manned space flight, or allow it to be privatized? >> keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of >> good morning. all you need to know about last night's orioles games is the
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young pitcher pits two four batters and three of them hit home runs in a row. 10 as for the orioles are hammered -- 10-4. home-run derby from the red sox. dustin pedroia over the monster. jake arrieta at the picture. 3-2 boston. the sweet swing of adrian gonzalez, of the best in the business. with a man on, jacoby ellsbury, not a real home run hitter. look at buck. at is the snapshot of the last two weeks. in the seventh, david ortiz, 8- 3 boston.
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next batter, josh reddick. they are still not throw. next batter, jarrod saltalamacchia. back to back to back. zach britton to start tonight. morneau and john mackey. august 23, 1992. miami play new orleans. part of the city's drive to get an nfl team. it was the night we honored john mackey as a pro football hall of famer. >> thank you for bringing me back to baltimore, to be a moral stadium one more time. [cheers] one more time to be with my
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family and friends, with the greatest ballplayer is in football, my teammates, the baltimore colts. ylvia mackey, hist mack widow. nfl labor talks continue in new york. >> you knew him? >> as nice a guy as you'll ever meet. a baltimorean and every cent because a gentle giant. and his wife is a rock. our thoughts go up to his family. >> the person responsible for the death of phylicia barnes is yet to be found. >> a plane crashes into a building. >> a group of women are covered themselves with toilet paper. >> ok.
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weather-wise, things are quiet. we had some big storms last night. the rain is back in the picture later today. details in just a few minutes. >> we have fire activity and severean.
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>> you might have heard the strong storms overnight. strong storms earlier caused quite a bit of damage. we'll show you the to break. >> was june a good month to find a job. a key report will be released.
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